Collection Keeper

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

WWT Washington
Operations, Grounds / Reserve
16,000 per annum
Position type
Full Time
Working pattern
37.5 hours per week including weekends and public holidays
Job advert

WWT Washington Wetland Centre is a customer focussed visitor attraction in Tyne and Wear.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Collection Keeper who can support our Living Collection Manager in achieving the highest standards in animal husbandry including ensuring the success of our breeding plan for our collection of wildfowl and family of Asian short clawed otters.

Other duties will include promoting public engagement by delivering high quality talks to visitors about the exhibited species and maintaining exhibits to the highest standards through vegetation management, signage, water flow and pest management.

The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE standard with previous animal husbandry experience, especially aviculture. You will possess excellent communication skills, have a great eye for detail and be keen to be part of a forward thinking and driven team here at the centre.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free parking
- Child care voucher scheme
- Free entry to all our centres

Interview Date: 23rd August

Job description
Closing Date

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Unless specifically stated, we do not accept CVs for job applications

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